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We're glad you're interested in applying to SCC. Complete this checklist and you'll be a Blackhawk in no time!

Application Instructions

  1. APPLY - Complete our application.
    • Note: you must complete the application using a desktop or laptop computer with pop-ups enabled.
    • If you are interested in attending SCC as an international student seeking a student visa, please contact Jessica Snowden for the international student application and information.
  2. FAFSA - Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    New Video for Students and Parents: Completing the FAFSA via Mobile App
    Note: The SCC school code for the FAFSA is 004603
    Apply for scholarships: Fill out one application for 400 scholarships!   New Video for Students and Parents: Completing the FAFSA via Mobile App
  3. ORIENTATION - Complete the new student online orientation.
  4. TESTING - Submit your placement test scores. 
    1. Every student must complete the ALEKS (math) and the Writeplacer module (writing sample) in Next Generation Accuplacer. 
    2. We'll also need placement scores for English and reading. Already take your ACT or SAT? Submit your English and writing scores!
    3. Still need your English and writing scores? Take the Next Generation Accuplacer and ALEKS are given free of charge

View our testing calendar, then schedule your appointment:
Keokuk: (319) 313-1943
Mt. Pleasant: (319) 385-8012
West Burlington: (319) 208-5155

5.TRANSCRIPT- Submit an official final high school transcript or high school equivalency score and an official copy of any college transcripts to the Admissions Office.

For a copy of your GED or HiSET, visit Diploma Sender online at and complete the form.

6. REGISTER FOR CLASS - Schedule an appointment with an Student Success Advocate.


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Ben Vorwerk | Associate of Arts transfer, Jump Start grad

I graduated from Mediapolis High School and SCC in the same week. I started taking online classes as a sophomore and once I saw that I was earning enough credits to earn my degree before graduating high...More ›
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